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who lived during the depression? i'm peggy fox. we'll take a look coming up. >>> provost at the university of michigan. >>> a new study has some disturbing findings about today's youth. it found five times as many high school and college age students have anxiety and other mental health issues than the young people of the great depression. peggy fox takes a look at the possible reasons behind the findings. >> i have stress i have to deal with. >> reporter: it's not a surprise. call 3-2-1. it's not a surprise college students today are stressed out. >> balancing our social life with our school obligations can cause a lot of stress for a lot of people. >> reporter: but more stressed out than those of the great depression. that's what researchers at five universities found. they analyzed the responses in a long running survey of more than 77,000 high school or college students from 1938 to 2007. >> i thought it was a credible study. >> reporter: george mason psychologist dr. jerome short says many factors contribute to the strength and anxiety levels affecting today's stude
as a baby. because of the quake devastation, peggy fox tells us the little girl will have her own home and family. it is only a matter of time now before they bring home their third child, 3-year-old aila from haiti. >> before they had their first child, mathis who is four they always knew they wanted to adopt. >> so many kids in the world need to be adopted why bring others in the world. we have since had our own biological child but we also knew we were going to do this. >> they adopted their second son from texas and have been trying to adopt aila since she was 2 years old. her mother found her in an orphanage. >> i'm excited to get to know her and have a little girl. i have two boys and a little girl would be great. >> 20 minutes after the quake they had an e-mail from the orphanage telling them all the children were okay and to reinforce that relatives actually saw aila in news coverage at the orphanage. >> my sister called and said i saw her drinking a bottle of water on tv. so that's just a relief. >> reporter: now they have learned that aila and other haitian orphans in the pro
decline the whole state's economy will suffer. i'm peggy fox. the story is coming up. >>> i'm howard bernstein with the living green tip of the day. the first step to saving energy could be tracking how much you are using. an energy monitor will track how much energy your house is using in realtime and give you an idea of your monthly bill. using one can safe you 15 to 20% on each bill which can add up to hundreds of dollars a year. get more tips at wusa9.com. click on living green. >>> fairfax county parents fought back today against severe cuts to their children's schools. >> as peggy fox reports they are hitting state lawmakers where it hurts most, in their pocketbooks. >> reporter: a group of virginia state lawmakers listened for hours as speakers fought to save funding for people with disabilities, public safety, arts and schools. >> they are playing russian roulette. how bad can it get before the test scores go down. >> reporter: $180 million short fall they are schools is forcing the superintendent to slash programs and services and increase class sizes. >> too many. >> report
. the stylist who did michaele salhi's hair will testify. peggy ioakim and the salon owner were subpoenaed. tareq and michaele salahi could be charged with lying. >> most americans wouldn't mind walking through a body scanner before boarding a plane. according to a newstudy. 78% of air travellers favor plans to install scanners at airports. these scanners may have been able to detect the bomb making materials that umar farouk abdulmutallab carried on board on a flight to detroit christmas day. those opposed say they show too much. the government plans to install about 300 scanners at airports later this year. meanwhile the tsa is trying to figure out how a man got on board a midwest airlines flight with a bag of shotgun shells. the unidentified man is gun dealer who says he forgot about the shells until his plane was taxiing to the runway in wisconsin. he alerted a flight attendant about his mistake. the flight was delayed about 45 minutes while he was rescreened. joe? >> mark mcgwire has admitted he did use steroids. the former star slugger came clean what many in baseball have suspected
street. o >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. are you in debt? local moms have ideas to lower your debt. go to momslikeme.com to see how other moms have done it. >> that's the website, momslikeme.com. stocks closed higher today on wall street. the dow is up 53 points to close at 10,680. the nasdaq rose 25 points and the s & p 500 climbed 9 points. >> leading bankers are in washington to talk about the financial crisis. and while admitting to pass the stakes, they are defending some of the largest bonuses and compensation packages ever. alexis has more. >> there are four of wall street's powerful players. on capitol hill, to explain the financial meltdown, the bank chief admitted to making mistakes. >> the most horrible thing of this crisis, what has happened to consumers, to individuals, in the mortgage market. >> but they took some tough criticism, especially goldman sacks for selling mortgage investments, which it knew could fail. >> sounds to me a little bit like selling a car with faulty brakes. >> even though these banks repaid the government money, the white house is wo
'm peggy fox. join our support group on momslikeme.com and help them keep the goals while getting encouragement by themselves. >>> a gunman opened fire in the federal courthouse in las vegas. two officers shot and one of them died. as teri okita reports. employees were quickly evacuated. >> reporter: shooting outside the las vegas courthouse. a witness who said he took this home video near the federal building in downtown las vegas, he could hear gun shots after gun shots being fired. police and federal agents moved in quickly after the man carrying his shotgun, walked into the lobby of the courthouse on monday morning. and according to a police spokeswoman, just started unloading. >> the k-9 units, the s.w.a.t. teams, they were on top of the federal building. >> reporter: they shot that security officer and the deputy u.s. marshall. the 6-year-old security officer died shortly after at the nearby hospital. and the marshall is in serious condition, but is expected to survive the injuries. authorities say that seven u.s. marshalls and the security officers exchanged fire with the s
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